Tag: Best of America by Horseback

It is not to early to plan

Last week, my wife, Pat and I met our son and his wife for dinner.  As he is a sheriff’s deputy, he glanced at my car tags and asked if I knew my car tags were expired.  Yep, they sure were.

When I got home, I went on-line to renew it.  The Virginia DMV was kind enough to also show my driver’s license expires this Spring.  My horse trailer expires in February and my stock trailer’s State Inspection ran out on the 31st as well.
 
In our fast paced lives, we often overlook the details of routine things.  So, in this article, I thought I would reflect on some simple things that we do each year to get ready for that first trip the season.  

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Being prepared to help yourself and others

You have probably seen the news footage of the horrific fires in California or remember the recent floods across the South and Texas.  Other news footage of people turning their horses or livestock loose so they have some chance to survive is heartbreaking to us all.

In this article, I want to reflect how you and I can be able to help in a  tragedy in your area.  The secret to being able to do this is to be prepared to help yourself, your horses and your friends.  In an emergency, time is precious and  being ready to move your rig or animals is critical.

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